Who we are


Director – Judith Palmer
Publishing Manager – Michael Sims 
Education Officer – Alice Watson
Education Co-ordinator – Helen Bowell
Marketing and Communications Manager – Ben Rogers
Marketing and Communications Officer – Oliver Fox
General Manager – Katie Lee Richards
General Manager (interim) – Paul Adlam
Finance Officer – Tony Anaxagorou
Editor, The Poetry Review – Emily Berry
Projects Manager – Julia Bird
Membership Manager – Paul McGrane
Membership Assistant – Kate White
Café Manager– Suzanne Posthumus

Laureate Projects Co-ordinator – Helen Taylor

Vice Presidents, Trustees and Honorary Members

President: Roger McGough

Vice Presidents: Simon Armitage, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Longley, Ian McMillan, Hugo Williams, Benjamin Zephaniah

Trustees: Sarah Ellis (Co-Chair), Kathryn Gray (Co-Chair), Chris Beckett, Lizzie Crump, Mairi Johnson, Ann Phillips, Andrew Smardon, Sarah Thomson, Isabel White, Emma Wright.

Read more about our trustees here.